| Jul 1, 2013
| 5:05 PM
USC is not revealing how much it is paying David H. Petraeus, the former four-star U.S. Army general and Central Intelligence Agency chief, for the part-time position he is starting this fall as a lecturer and as a mentor to students who are veterans....
| Jun 24, 2013
| 8:41 PM
A commercial property developer, who along with his local business partners, owns more than 500,000 square feet of commercial space throughout Hagerstown said he is slated to buy four city-owned, downtown Public Square properties with plans to create...
| May 27, 2013
| 10:58 PM
As a neurological disease robbed Barbara Brenner of her voice, the fiercely outspoken activist still managed to be heard.
She corralled technology, speaking through a text-to-voice application on her iPad and blogging about the concerns —...
| Mar 8, 2013
For many people the defining moment in the Field Museum's recent history was the bid at a 1997 auction that made Chicago home to the Tyrannosaurus rex skeleton known as Sue.
But that choice could have far less impact on the Field's future than another...
| Feb 27, 2013
| 4:23 PM
What a great lineup Via has put together for its Hall of Fame clinic next month at Northampton Community College, all part of Via All-Star Classic week. Some of the best players and coaches we've ever had will be working with the kids. Here are the...
| Jan 22, 2013
Last year, Tracy K. Smith won the Pulitzer Prize for poetry for "Life on Mars," an elegiac, philosophical exploration of grief, existence, science and faith. Written in an accessible, narrative style after the death of Smith's father, an optical...
| Jan 23, 2013
| 10:36 PM
La Cañada Unified School District's highly successful paper-and-pencil test-takers will soon have a new way to prove their scholastic knowledge when California schools start computer-based assessments.
The transition could begin as early as next year,...
| Jan 21, 2013
Chicago businessman Martin Nesbitt will sit on the dais in front of the U.S. Capitol on Monday as his best friend is inaugurated president of the United States.
The two men — successful African-American leaders who share a record of high...
| Jan 14, 2013
| 12:03 PM
Six high school seniors are serving as student pages for the 2013 Maryland General Assembly.
Emma Zyriek of C. Milton Wright High School, Alexander McArtor of Fallston High School, Emily Clarke and Bryan Doherty of The John Carroll School, Andrew...
| Jan 5, 2013
| 2:56 PM
Ask just about any Orlando football coach who is the most underrated linebacker in Orange County and most of them will tell you Rohan Hylton of Ocoee High School.
Hylton is a gifted talent whose ability has been somewhat overshadowed by a struggling...
| May 7, 2013
| 5:15 AM
Remarkable how two words, scribbled nearly a century ago about a 16-year-old Lake Forest debutante, can evoke a whole country, its hypocrisies and promises, its aspirations and crushing realities.
Last week, the University of South Carolina posted...